(see also Depths)
A well may symbolize a deep (unconscious) source of emotion (e.g. anger or fear) or of happiness or wisdom.
Access to one’s deepest resources of life; the source of one’s ‘well-being’; the vagina; a view into one’s depths. See water.
A place of drawing water, symbolic of a person’s spouse, Prov. 5:15, or a person’s heart, Eccl. 12:6
The availability of emotional sustenance from deep places is what this dream is expressing. Anytime water is featured in a dream, what is being expressed is the state of your emotional life. Water is the necessary ingredient to sustaining life.
A well is dug to provide consistent access to this lifegiving elixir. In the symbolic world, there is a correlation between water as emotion and water as life-sustaining substance. We need water to live, and our souls need emotional balance to thrive.
A well is often a community resource, so the state of the well in your dream may be revealing your current life’s relationship to your own feelings and how much you may have to give to others.
If your well is running dry, you may need to consider your own needs first.
If it is overflowing, take a look at how your emotional life may be more than you can contain.
Unless one sees clean, clear water, consider it a pit of danger
A well can symbolize a form of contact with the depths – possibly the depths of emotion.
It is also a symbol for the abyss, though perhaps less frightening. We can access its vastness through our emotions.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The image of a well in a dream suggests our ability to be ‘well’. We have the ability to be healed and to fulfil our dearest wish, if we so desire. By putting ourselves in touch with our intuitive, aware selves we open up the potential and possibilities for healing and success.
Material aspects: A well in dreams is a way of accessing the deepest resources of feeling and emotion that we have. Without such access we are not going eventually to be whole and completely understanding ourselves.
If there is something wrong with the well – we cannot reach the water for example – it indicates that we are not able to get in touch with our best talents.
Universal Landscape: Availability of emotional sustenance.
Dreaming Lens: What type of well was in your dream? How deep did it go? Was it filled with water or empty? Was there anything surrounding the top of the well? Was it usable? Was it private or for public use?
Personal Focus: Any time water is featured in a dream, what is being expressed is the state of your emotional life. Water is the necessary ingredient to sustaining life. A well is dug to provide consistent access to this life-giving elixir. In the symbolic world, there is a correlation between water as emotion and water as life-sustaining substance. We need water to live and our souls need emotional balance to thrive. A well is often a community resource, so the state of the well in your dream may be revealing your current life‚Äôs relationship to your own feelings and how much you may have to give to others. If your well is running dry, you may need to consider your own needs first. If it is overflowing, take a look at how your emotional life may be more than you can contain. (See also Water, Fountain.)
The depth of emotional and spiritual resources, a well in a dream often represents knowledge and nurturance, a place from which emotions “well up.” It can also symbolize good health and physical well-being.
Symbol: “The Well is the source of seeking and finding.”
Vision: A dried-up well is a negative sign for all your personal affairs and their possibilities.
A well filled with clear water: your emotions and your soul are in balance and alive and promise much success. Falling into a well: you are passionate— but beware, this could end up hurting you! Taking water out of a deep well: you are obsessed with desires, but are denying that they exist; or you have become attached to someone (if the water in the well is clear, a good person, if the water is murky, a false friend). Giving water from the well to someone else: a warning that not everybody is worth your abiding confidence.
Depth Psychology: A well is a symbol of “the fountain of youth.” People who draw or drink the water are reaching unconsciously for inner strength while, at the same time, undergoing a spiritual renewal.
The well is the place where the experiences of your life are “stored” and from which you can draw again and again. See Fountain, Water.
To draw water from a well means that you will meet with a stranger who will provide you with much useful information.
interpreted upon 5 sides: marriage & scholar & great / old man & dying (not necessarily death) , deception.
In a dream, a well inside one’s house means prosperity, riches, a wife, business, a teacher, poverty, deception, fulfillment of one’s needs, travels, goals, stinginess, generosity, or it could mean a servant.
The structural condition of each well in a dream has its own interpretation. Awell in a dream also represent a woman who has a loud laughter, or it could represent a pleasant and an inspiring woman.
If a woman sees a well in a dream, it means meeting a man of good character.
If one sees himselflooking into a well in a dream, it means that he is thinking about a particular woman for marriage.
A well in a dream is also interpreted to represent knowledge, marriage, a big man, prison, ties, or deception.
If one digs a well and finds water in it in his dream, it means that he will marry a wealthy woman whom he will deceive. Ifthe water gushes forth, 474 rises and runs outside of an old well in the dream, it represents crying and grief in that place. Digging a well and finding water to channel for one’s garden in a dream means taking an herbal remedy to cure one’s impotence, or to save his marriage. Falling into a well of muddy waters in a dream means that one may become subject to the tyranny of an unjust ruler. Ifthe water he falls into is clear in the dream, it means that he will willingly work to serve a righteous man and for a nominal wage. Falling into a well in a dream also means demotion, or it could mean travels. Sitting at the edge of a well in a dream means dealing with a deceiving person.
A collapsed well in a dream represents a dying woman. Reaching a well which is dug for the general public to draw from its water means getting relief after suffering from difficulties. Finding a well adjacent to a barmaid in a dream means finding a spiritual teacher, or joining a fellowship and a school for the seekers. Ifone sees the well ofZamzam quenching the thirst of people in a particular neighborhood other than Mecca in a dream, it means that a gnostic will come to that town, and whose knowledge and wisdom will . greatly benefit its people. It also may denote the bounty and blessings which are imparted to that town, or it could denote the victory of its people over their real enemy. Drinking from such a well in a dream means fulfillment of one’s intentions and satisfaction of his needs. In a dream, a well also means a prison or depression.
If one is in such a state, it means that his adversities will dissipate, and that he will reestablish himself in the circles of people in authority.
If the person in the dream is a seer who predicts events, then he may be involved in the circles of governors, particularly to interpret their dreams.
It is possible that he also might receive emissaries of notable people who will bring him what pleases him. It also could mean a fight in one’s family involving jealousy, envy, betrayal, though at the end one will triumph over them. Falling into a well in a dream also means being indicted in an alleged crime from which one is clearly innocent.
A well in a dream is also interpreted as levying taxes, or it could mean circumcision. Digging a well in a dream also represents a crafty and an artful deceiver.
A well is normally associated with a person’s livelihood and capital. But sometimes it is also interpreted as slyness, cunningness, fraudulence, grief and sorrow.
Wells in dreams are lucky symbols, suggesting good physical health and emotional calmness will be enjoyed by the dreamer.
(To draw water) success and profit.
(To fall in) danger that can scarcely be avoided.
Dreams of a well reveal your depth and perhaps your desire to explore intimacy and connect more deeply with people.
A well also represents the sacred feminine, the womb, the vagina and the depth of your wisdom, sexual longing, heart’s desires, and personal power.
If you dream that the well is dry, then this represents that you need of some alone time and introspection to empower your well-being and fill your well.
If you dream that the well is full, then this represents that you are balanced and abundant.
If you dream of being stuck at the bottom of the well, then you have gotten stuck in your depths, darkness and pessimism and you are in need of levity, joy and playfulness to bring yourself back into the light and into balance. See Goddess Persephone.
1- A well is a way of assessing the deepest resources of feeling and emotion that we have. Unless we have such access we are not going eventually to be whole.
If there is something wrong with the well, e.g. we cannot reach the water, we are not able to get in touch with our best talents.
2- The image of a well in a dream suggests our ability to be ‘well’. We have the ability to be healed and to fulfil our clearest wish, if we so desire. By putting ourselves in touch with our intuitive, aware selves we open up the potential and possibilities for healing and success.
3- A well can svmbolisc a form of contact with the depths possibly the depths of emotion.
To dream that you are employed in a well, foretells that you will succumb to adversity through your misapplied energies. You will let strange elements direct your course.
To fall into a well, signifies that overwhelming despair will possess you.
For one to cave in, promises that enemies’ schemes will overthrow your own.
To see an empty well, denotes you will be robbed of fortune if you allow strangers to share your confidence.
To see one with a pump in it, shows you will have opportunities to advance your prospects.
To dream of an artesian well, foretells that your splendid resources will gain you admittance into the realms of knowledge and pleasure.
To draw water from a well, denotes the fulfilment of ardent desires.
If the water is impure, there will be unpleasantness.
The well symbolizes communication established with the subconscious; therefore, its condition will denote how your interior is doing.
If it is properly maintained and filled with water you will feel self-confident; but, if it is poorly constructed or spent, you will feel undervalued and depressed. Emblem of the uterus, the well indicates your desire for regression, for returning to the origin in search of a complete emotional satisfaction. To collect water from it announces the encounter with a person who will help you fulfill your desires; and to fall in the well means the arrival of a of great tension that could frustrate your projects.
The images of the I Ching believe that dreaming of a well brings good luck. Jung was inspired by this Chinese oracle for one of his psychological theories.
Achievement of some strong desire is indicated by a dream of drawing water from a well.
A well with a high water level signifies abundance; a low water level indicates a period of difficulties; to draw water from a clear well predicts happiness, from a muddy well disappointment in love; an overflowing well is a warning to be careful in giving confidences, a dry well portends frustration; discovery of a well indicates approaching wealth, but digging a well prophesies hard work for small rewards.
A public well predicts the uncovering of secrets; water rising in a well is a sign that your love affairs will flourish, and if you climbed into a well, you are likely to take an unexpected trip; to fall into a well predicts news of an illness, but to drink from one promises joy and success.
Other than the foregoing, the dream must be interpreted by relating the action to the condition of the water and other details.
A well or cistern can represent: Abundance, or a seemingly infinite supply (of wisdom, patience, money, etc.).
A source of something you consider critical for physical, emotional, or mental survival.
See also: Water; Fountain; Drinking; Hole; Health
Reservoir, source of inner feelings. Way to get trapped emotions up and out.
A wishing well conveys idea that emotional desire, (concentrated) focusing on the wish and expectation will actualize hopes and dreams.
Tossing a coin into: Your wishes and hopes
A font of creativity 7 , wisdom, ideas, or knowledge that lies within just waiting to be tapped.
Because of the water element here, this can represent your emotions, or possibly the subconscious, into which your dream effectively lowers the bucket.
A source of healing. Sacred wells dotted the land in Old Europe. Sick people would travel to them and bathe in the water hoping the well’s nature spirits would grant rejuvenation.
Falling into a well reflects a sudden force or situation that propels you into deep introspection, ‘lake care, however, in such a journey that you don’t forget where the rope lies so that you can return with your discoveries safe and sound.
lucky numbers: 06-15-23-27-38-41
artesian, an: a moderate but uninterrupted income.
digging a: what is the means of exposing your fiery trapped emotions?
dirty water in a: situation wil turn sour and bring loss of your estate.
drawing water from a: success and profit from fulfil ment of schemes.
dry, a: wil have some damages in old affairs, not your risky new ventures.
falling into a: troubles ahead for you; a vital decision is needed.
full of clear water: expectations wil bring luck and prosperity.
giving, water to animals to drink: enemies’ schemes wil chal enge your own.
others: big fortune wil be wasted on misapplied energies.
having a, in your yard: wil be robbed of your abundance if you share with strangers.
overflowing, an: have opportunity to advance your prospects.
throwing someone in a, of water: strong elements direct your course.